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Conservation district to honor activists

The Snohomish County Conservation District plans to honor several landowners and activists at an open house today.

Some of the winners include those who team up with the district to help property owners protect the environment. They are Sonny Gohrman, Gale Mayer, David Unruh, Dr. Carolyn Henri and the Snohomish County 4-H Horse program.

Awards also are planned for wildlife conservation and best farms of the year.

The meeting is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. at the district’s office, 528 91st Ave. NE, Lake Stevens.

More info: Call 425-335-5634, ext. 4, or go to www.snohomishcd.org.

Traffic safety group seeking nominations

The Snohomish County DUI and Traffic Safety Task Force is looking for people to honor at its annual awards ceremony to be held in March.

Awards are given to individuals and organizations who work to raise awareness of traffic safety. Past winners include police officers, school crossing guards, crash-scene witnesses, senior citizen volunteers and victims panel speakers.

Nomination forms are at www.snoco.org (use the search terms “DUI Task Force”). Forms are due by 5 p.m. Friday. They can be mailed to 3000 Rockefeller, M/S 305, Everett, WA 98201, faxed to 425-388-7223 or e-mailed to tracy.mcmillan@co.snohomish.wa.us.

The award ceremony will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 17 at the Everett PUD Auditorium, 2330 California St., Everett.

More info: E-mail tracy.mcmillan@co.snohomish.wa.us or call 425-388-7200.

Sultan

Discuss public safety

Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon, Sheriff John Lovick and Councilman Dave Somers plan to hold a town hall meeting on public safety at Sultan High School, 13715 310th Ave. SE, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 27.

The meeting is likely to cover topics such as safety resources available to residents, reducing crime and graffiti, and preparing for emergencies.

Mukilteo

Photographer to speak to historical society

A photographer who specializes in portraits and landscapes from rural America is planning to speak at this week’s meeting of the Mukilteo Historical Society.

The meeting is 7 p.m. Thursday at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. Everyone is welcome.

Guildner’s work includes photography from Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Nebraska. None of his photos are staged.

More info: 425-513-9602.

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